Mary Wills Bode of Raleigh has been appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to the North Carolina Real Estate Commission for a term ending July 21, 2022, announced Miriam J. Baer, Executive Director.
Mary Wills Bode of Raleigh has been appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to the North Carolina Real Estate Commission for the term ending July 21, 2022, announced Miriam J. Baer, Executive Director.
Bode is the Executive Director of North Carolinians for Redistricting Reform (NC4RR) in Raleigh, a bipartisan non-profit co-chaired by Tom Ross and Rep. Chuck McGrady that seeks to improve representative democracy through redistricting reform.
Prior to her role with NC4RR, Bode was a corporate attorney at Proskauer Rose LLP and Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP in New York, where she specialized in capital markets, leveraged finance, as well as mergers and acquisitions.
While in law school, Bode worked for the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of North Carolina (EDNC), The Honorable U.S. Magistrate Judge William Webb, U.S. District Court, EDNC in Raleigh, North Carolina, as well as The Honorable Senior District Judge Malcolm Howard, U.S. District Court, EDNC in Greenville, North Carolina.
She was honored with The American Lawyer’s M&A Global Deal of the Year for her cross-border legal work in Europe in 2016. Bode holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was a member of the North Carolina Law Review, and Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Psychology from Wake Forest University.